20 Outstanding Value-for-Money Wines for the Holiday Season

Just in time for the holidays, we’ve selected twenty great value wines from our latest Wine Advocate issue – Issue 227. Each of these wines usually retails for US$25 or less and all of them represent “outstanding” quality, meaning they have been rated by our experts at 90 points or above. So, whether you’re in the mood for a sparkling, white, rosé, red, sweet or fortified wine, we’ve got you covered this Holiday Season at the Wine Advocate.

Sparkling Wines
2013 Jané Ventura Reserva de la Música, Cava, Penedes, Spain
2013 Naverán Cava Dama, Cava, Penedes, Spain

White Wines
2015 Alain Jaume Cotes du Rhone Blanc Reserve, Rhone, France
2015 Ferraton Pere et Fils Cotes du Rhone Samorens Blanc, Rhone, France
2015 Dona Maria Branco, Alentejano, Portugal
2015 Robert Weil Kiedricher Rheingau Riesling Trocken, Rheingau, Germany
2014 Robert Oatley Chardonnay, Margaret River, Western Australia
2015 Three Clicks Sauvignon Blanc, Napa Valley, California
2015 Kendall-Jackson Chardonnay Grand Reserve, California
2015 Poggio Al Tesoro Bolgheri Vermentino Solosole, Tuscany, Italy

2015 Paul Cherrier Sancerre Rosé, Loire Valley, France

Red Wines
2014 Chateau d'Arcins, Haut Medoc, Bordeaux
2014 Celler de Capçanes Mas Donis Old Vines, Montsant, Spain
2013 Marchesi de' Frescobaldi Chianti Rufina Riserva Nipozzano, Tuscany, Italy
2012 Castello del Trebbio Chianti Rufina Riserva Lastricato, Tuscany, Italy
2014 M. Chapoutier Rasteau, Rhone, France
2014 Giant Steps Pinot Noir Sexton Vineyard, Yarra Valley, Australia
2014 Novy Family Wines Zinfandel, Sonoma County, California

Sweet & Fortified Wines
2012 Royal Oporto (Real Companhia Velha) Late Bottled Vintage Port, Porto, Portugal
2014 Chapoutier Muscat de Beaumes de Venise, Rhone, France

Full tasting notes and scores as well as where to buy these highly recommended wines can be found in the Wine Advocate section of our RobertParker.com website. Featuring more than 350,000 original reviews written by our dedicated, independent team of experts, Robert Parker Wine Advocate has been the go-to source for wine lovers for more than 38 years.

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